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Franco's Italian Caffe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Menu

ANTIPASTI
Tuna, Tomato, Onions, Beans $9.5
Tomato, Basil, Onion $7.0
Spinach, Fontina, Prosciutto $10.5
Bruschetta
$14.0
Baked Asparagus & Prosciutto*
grated parmigiano, white wine
$16.5
Prosciutto & Melone
$11.5
Portobello Mushroom*
$9.5
Sauteed Spinach
$14.5
Grilled Vegetables
$14.5
Bufala Mozzarella and Tomato*
$13.5
Fruit and Cheese
INSALATA
$10.0
House Mista*
$11.0
With Chicken* $18.5
Caesar*
$12.5
Curley Endive Gorgonzola
with Iceberg, pancetta, avocado
$12.5
Beet Arugula
zucchini, string bean, onion, goat cheese
$16.5
Seafood Salad*
PASTA
Whole wheat and gluten free pasta available
$17.0
Capellini Tomato Basil
$20.5
Ravioli*
Ricotta Romana, and spinach, w/ tomato basil or meat sauce
$18.5
Fettuccine with Meat Sauce*
$23.0
Fettuccine Tartufo
$27.5
Penne Shrimp with Radicchio
$29.0
Seafood Risotto*
$26.0
Linguine with Clams
$22.5
Pasta Erbe Aromatiche*
$22.5
Spaghetti Salsa Cruda
Escarole, beans, sun-dried tomato, basil, t-sauce
SECONDI
$21.5
Chicken Paillard
$24.0
Petto di Pollo Piccata
lemon, white wine, butter capers
$25.5
Chicken Contadina*
$33.5
Grilled Pork Chop*
16 Ounces $39.5
Veal Chop
with Mushrooms and Demi-Glace
$39.5
Orecchie Elefante
$39.5
Prime Filet Mignon All'Arrabbiata*
when available
24 Ounce $49.5
32 Ounce $67.5
Bistecca Fiorentina*
when available
DOLCE
$8.75
Governors' Chocolate Cake
$10.25
Meringata
$9.25
Mascarpone Cheesecake
$8.75
Strawberry Semifreddo
$8.75
Tiramisu
About
Authentic Italian Cusine straight from Florence Italy! Franco had been in the valley for almost 30 years, don't miss out! Reservations only!!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were thrilled to get a last minute, “late” reservation (8pm) at Franco’s last weekend. Franco was extremely accommodating and hospitable and set our date night off to a great start. Every course (wine, grilled vegetables, burrata/tomatoes, salad, pasta and meat and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bns80
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit to Franco's and were delighted! The staff were friendly and attentive. They found us a quiet table, in spite of it being a busy Friday evening. We started with bruschetta, which was ample and delicious. The house salad and beet...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank ginag1414
Reviewed 1 week ago

Franco's never disappoints. Service and food always excellent. Always celebrate birthdays there and he always makes it special.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank keithtaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! I was very impressed! We walked into the restaurant. I asked the host, "We do not have a reservation, do you have room for 4?" He responded with an Italian accent, "We don't have room, we make room." How cool is that?! The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank joeinpc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the hands on owner, Franco, to his outstanding staff, the service, food and atmosphere are outstanding!! We were honored to be able to get a reservation at Franco's Italian Caffe. Made the reservation a month in advance. Dave, our server, was informative about the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jrtc611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful dinner and great ending to Spring Break for our family. Food was authentic and excellent. Service was tremendous. Antonio was always there with a smile and managed to get all of the “special requests” of our 3 children exactly right. We will come...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Horner10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...this place is so exceptional. Food out of this world! Service fantastic. High value! Would give it 10 stars if I could!!!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PatL339
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, delicious, delicious!!! From pasta to veal to fish to chicken to steak. How do describe perfection in every area except to say EVERYTHING is done with perfection at this very Italian restuarant. Franco has been around a long time and so has the chef...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 47suetravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot complain about any dish we have been served. Food is delicious and service is the best. Definitely an older clientele every time we have gone.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The disagreeable East Coast winter weather necessitated an escape to the warmer clime of Scottsdale Arizona. And when in Scottsdale where does one dine in if you yearn for the best Italian cuisine, desire exceptional service, and the warmth and intimacy of a family atmosphere...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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BaySprings233
November 13, 2018|
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Response from Monica P | Reviewed this property |
Ask for Franco, the owner and he will make it happen
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Emmey S
March 22, 2017|
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Response from LeelaF | Property representative |
Yes!
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audrieo2014
March 21, 2017|
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Response from LeelaF | Property representative |
Yes we would like you to make reservations as we are a small restaurant. Some one will be there to answer the phone starting at 1pm!
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